Tag Archives: depression

5 Ways to Handle Fools Who Don't Understand Your Depression

5 Ways to Handle Fools who Don’t Understand Your Depression

Everybody wants to fix you, but you don’t need fixing.

All you need is someone who understands you. Someone who has faith in you. Someone who strokes you gently until you could breathe. r

How To Cope With The Stress of The Christmas Season

How to Cope With the Stress of the Christmas Season

Does that mean your holiday should be spent holed up on an unknown island where you will spend 23 hours a day sleeping? Of course not! Below are eight ways we can cope with the stress that comes with the Christmas season. r

12 Things You Should Do This Holiday Season (To Feel Great)

12 Things You Should Do This Holiday Season

the holidays can also be a difficult time, serving as a reminder of solitude, hardships and anxiety about what the new year will bring. I’ve been through all of these thoughts – so if you feel the same way, you’re not alone. r

How To Use Your Story To Light A Fire & Change The World

Use Your Story to Light a Fire and Change the World

Whenever I’m feeling particularly uninspired or low, one of my favorite activities is to read the biography of someone famous and look for the part of their life story where they had struggled. I find that I learn a lot more from a person’s low points—my own included—rather than a highlight reel of their greatest achievements. r

How To Free Yourself From The 'No Way Out' Place

How To Free Yourself From The “No Way Out Place”

If you look at the word depression, it literally means “to press down.” When you can say to yourself, “Oh, the Depressed One is here” rather than “I am depressed,” it can wake up your curiosity about what is really going on. r

4 Steps For Overcoming Fear & Anxiety

4 Steps for Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

I never realized how pervasive my fear and anxiety was until I finally broke free of it. Looking back I can see it had a silent grip on me in so many areas of my life. r